Supporting Inclusive Communities

Who We Are

Stand North Wales was formed by Yvonne Brookes and Sarah McCulloch as a not for profit Community interest company in response to the closure of organisations representing families of children and young adults with SLCN in North Wales. The definition of stand is
“Stronger together for additional needs and disabilities” in North Wales.
Mission Statement

Our Vision – Supporting Inclusive communities

By working with professionals and supporting and upskilling families with children and young people with Speech Language Communication Needs, additional needs and disabilities in North Wales the children, young people and their families can participate fully in their communities and reach their true potential .

Stand works to:
• Empower, engage and support families to advocate and support their child’s needs
• Enable families to have a voice and be listened to
• Promote early intervention and prevention
• Support and develop parents skills and abilities
• Develop resilience within families
• Enable children and young people to lead an active and inclusive life in their community
• Provide families with access to information and resources
• Support engagement using all methods of communication and the arts

What We Do

Support and upskill families with children and young people with speech language communication needs, additional needs and disabilities by:

  1. Working with professionals and families
  2. Family support including one to one
  3. Specialised Youth Clubs
  4. Training for parents and professionals
  5. Peep Learning Together programmes
  6. Family days
  7. Workshops
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